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Elijah’s Name – My God is Jehovah

Biblical names are often full of great meaning, and that is definitely true of Elijah’s name. The Hebrew word for “God” in the Old Testament is Elohim, which is occasionally shortened to EL. Elijah’s name begins with “God”, telling us … Continue reading

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Little Town of Bethlehem

Luke 2:3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was … Continue reading

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Leadership is Courage and Obedience to God

Joshua in the Bible learned that leadership is courage and obedience to God.

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Mediterranean Sea in Israel

The Mediterranean Sea in Israel.

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Set the Direction with Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer Sets the Direction for the Day. A great Bible verse is Mark 1:35, “and  rising in the morning long before day, he went out and went away into a desert place, and there prayed“.  The Lord Jesus spent time … Continue reading

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Capernaum in Israel

In Capernaum, Israel, Jesus taught about Himself being the bread of life, which was very hard for the disciples to understand.    John 6:47 … I say unto you, He that believeth hath eternal life. 48 I am the bread of life. … Continue reading

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Jesus in Capernaum, Israel

Jesus in Capernaum said “I am the bread of life”. See more at the blog on Capernaum. This town in Israel is a fishing town.

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Jerusalem, the Capital of Israel

Jerusalem, Israel, is very special place to God. Jerusalem is mentioned almost 800 times in the Bible in both the Old and New Testaments. In the Old Testament Abraham offered Isaac on Mount Moriah, the site which today is known … Continue reading

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Beth Shean, Israel

Beth Shean, Israel is an ancient city in northern Israel situated near the Jordan River and the Jezreel Valley. Beth Shean is about 17 miles south of the Sea of Galilee.   The city seems to have been established thousands of … Continue reading

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The Lord Vindicates Samuel

The Lord Vindicates Samuel as a True Prophet of the Lord Lets read just a little bit more, here.  We are looking at I Samuel 3:19, “And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and let none of his words fall … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer Sets the Direction for the Day

Morning Prayer Sets the Direction for the Day. A great Bible verse is Mark 1:35, “and  rising in the morning long before day, he went out and went away into a desert place, and there prayed“.  The Lord Jesus spent time … Continue reading

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God Answers Hannah’s Prayer

God Answers Prayer Hannah prayed this prayer in Shiloh, a city in Samaria, Israel. God Answers Hannah’s Prayer Verse 21, “Wherefore it came to pass, when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, that she bare a son, and … Continue reading

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Trees in the Bible

There are many places in the Bible that talk about trees. Let’s start with the two most significant. This picture is one of the most beautiful trees I photographed while in Israel about two years ago.  Over 100 Bible verses … Continue reading

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What Happens When We Die

What Happens When We Die – in simplicity, we actually meet God. Look at the pictures above and below of Chorazin, Israel, a Bible city, in northern Galilea. The city is a few miles from Capernaum on the north shore … Continue reading

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Prayer is Talking to God

Prayer is simple. Prayer is just talking to God. Nothing formal is necessary. God exists and listens, we just need to talk to Him.    Prayer does not need to be formal or in some special place. Prayer is just … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – The Sermon on the Mount

Here is another Bible Prayer, a model prayer, an example prayer for us to follow. The Lord’s Prayer was given by Jesus while teaching on the Sermon on Mount. The supposed  location is on the north-west side of the Sea … Continue reading

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Bible Prayer for Jerusalem

Here is another Bible Prayer, a prayer by Daniel while he was in Babylon longing for God’s people to return to the land of Israel.  Daniel 9:16  O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, let thine anger and thy wrath, … Continue reading

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The Bible Leads People to Jesus Christ

The Bible Leads People to Jesus Christ What is the book of Revelation all about? Why would we want to study this book? Well, I mentioned before that the book of Revelation is a proper conclusion to the Bible, but … Continue reading

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God’s Sheep Hear His Voice

God’s Sheep Also Hear His Voice Now that we have looked at this example of Samuel in the Bible, I want to look at some places in the New Testament that I believe have reference to this matter of Samuel … Continue reading

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Prayer of Declaration

Here is a prayer of declaration to the Lord:  “Lord, You have been our dwelling place throughout all generations” ( Ps.  90:1 ).  Only the Lord satisfies. Places, things and projects do not replace Him.  We try to do many … Continue reading

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Bible Prayers

The Bible is full of sample prayers. Let’s call these Bible Prayers. Consider the prayers of Abraham, Moses, David, Jesus Christ, Peter, Paul and John.  These top seven people in the Bible all prayed in the Bible.  Their prayers, their … Continue reading

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